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Welcome to Orleans ...

The village of Orleans is located in Harlan County<1>.

The location of Orleans has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Orleans has a population of 371 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Orleans.

Orleans is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Orleans lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Orleans lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Orleans had an population of 371 people. This is a decrease of 3.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Orleans had a population of 386 people (or 11.28% of the total population of Harlan County). This makes Orleans the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Orleans represents 0.02% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 386 people, the population of Orleans decreased 9.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 425 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Orleans.

Communities Also Named Orleans ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Orleans - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Dakota and Vermont.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Orleans.

Communities near Orleans ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Orleans.

  • Alma [Harlan County]
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    • Alma [Harlan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Orleans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<6>
  • Oxford [Furnas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Furnas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Orleans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Beaver City [Furnas County]
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    • Beaver City [Furnas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Orleans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 572 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver City<6>
  • Stamford [Harlan County]
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    • Stamford [Harlan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Orleans
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Republican City [Harlan County]
    • Atlanta [Phelps County]
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      • Atlanta [Phelps County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Orleans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<6>
    • Edison [Furnas County]
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      • Edison [Furnas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Orleans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edison<6>
    • Long Island [Phillips County]
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      • Long Island [Phillips County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Orleans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Island
    • Naponee [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naponee
      • Naponee [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Orleans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naponee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Naponee<6>
    • Huntley [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntley
      • Huntley [Harlan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Orleans
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntley

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Orleans. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Orleans.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Orleans. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Orleans.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Orleans. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Orleans.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orleans ...

Looking for more information about Orleans? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Orleans, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Orleans.

Adding Orleans to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Orleans in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Orleans was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Orleans on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Nebraska (1912).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Orleans on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Orleans. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Harlan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Orleans.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Orleans - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Orleans) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Orleans. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OrleansOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orleans. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1317, Longitude: -99.4551       In this case, the coordinates for Orleans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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